Combine program of Mardi Himal and Annapurna Base camp trekking with Yoga and Ayurveda with Himalayan Deurali Resort
Day to Day Itinerary
Day 01: Flight to Kathmandu
Day 02: Kathmandu
Day 03: Kathmandu to Pokhara, Naudanda
Day 04: Himalayan Deurali Resort
Day 05: Pritam-Deurali (2100 m)
Day 06: Pritam- Deurali to Forest Camp (2600m/4 hours)
Day 07: Forest Camp to Low Camp (3035m/4 Hours)
Day 08: Low Camp to High Camp (3550m/4 Hours)
Day 09: Hike to Upper View Point (4200m), back to High Camp (4.5 Hours)
Day 10: High Camp to Forest Camp (2600m/4 hours)
Day 11: Forest Camp to Landruk (1780m/5 hours)
Day 12: Landruk to Chhomrong (2170m/5 -6 hours)
Day 13: Chhomrong to Bamboo (2310mt): 4 - 5 hours
Day 14: Bamboo to Deurali (3230m): 3 - 4 hours
Day 15: Deurali to Annapurna Base Camp (4,130m) via Machhapuchhre Base Camp (3700m): 5- 6 hours
Day 16: Annapurna Base Camp to Bamboo: 7 – 8 hours
Day 17: Bamboo to Jhinu Danda : 5 - 6 hours
Day 18: Jhinu danda-Pokhara
Day 19: Pokhara and Ayurveda
Day 20: Kathmandu
Day 21: Return flight to your home town.
Airport pickups and drops with a private vehicle
Overnight in a double room in 3 or 4 star category hotel in Kathmandu and Pokhara including breakfast.
An experienced, English speaking and government-licensed holder guide
Lodge overnight during trekking.
Yoga lesson in Kathmandu and Pokhara and if possible, trekking too.
All transfers from and to Kathmandu (according to program)
One domestic flight Pokhara- Kathmandu
3-hours Ayurveda relaxation program
Luggage transport during trekking, either with potter or with animals.
Information materials (2 trekkers, one potter)
Insurance of guides and potters including all the expenses like salary, food and accommodation.
Teahouse accommodation during the trek
All ground transportation in a comfortable private vehicle as per the itinerary
Domestic flights (Kathmandu-Pokhara)
All necessary paperwork and trekking permits (ACAP, TIMS)
All government and local taxes.
Two overnight in Himalayan Deurali Resort with full board
International Airfare to and from Kathmandu
Lunch and dinner (except in trekking), drinks and alcohol
Visa costs for Nepal approx. US $ 45.00 (valid 30 days from the date of issue);
Items of a personal nature such as tips for guide, potter and drivers (expected).
Excess baggage charges
Travel ,rescue and baggage insurance
Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottle or boiled water, shower, etc.)
Tips for guide, porter and driver
Physical Condition & Experience Requirements
Day 01Flight to Kathmandu Arrive in Tribhuban International Airport, Kathmandu and you will get Nepalese traditional welcome from our airport representative or tour operator and transfer you to the hotel. Rest of the day, you can enjoy your free time. In the evening, introduction program, briefing and information regarding trip with the team member. Overnight in Kathmandu in the hotel.
Day 02KathmanduEarly in the morning we have yoga and meditation session. Today, after breakfast we will visit the medieval city Patan. It is the novel city of religious tolerance with both Hinduism and Buddhism consequently exist with the in the brotherhood. All the pilgrimages of both religions exist one-another in the same place and every person have respect and proud of it. Durbar Square is the main highlight of this city and it is religious and secular center for different Hindu and Buddhist monuments . This city is an “open air museum" where you can experience the daily life of the Newari people, especially the handicraft workers. We will take a lunch at the restaurant with a beautiful garden in the inner courtyard of Patan Museum. In the evening, we will visit the Bouddhnath Stupa, situated in the north-west of Kathmandu. The foundation date of this Stupa goes back to the 5th century AD with a height of 36 meters. This part of the Kathmandu recently developed as a center for Tibetan Buddhism with lots of newly constructed monasteries, mediation centers, Buddhist schools, Buddhist painting schools, university and Buddhist colleges. Overnight in Kathmandu.
Day 03Kathmandu to Pokhara, Naudanda Early in the morning, we have Yoga and meditation sessions. After the breakfast, we will take the vehicle for around 7 hour via Pokhara to Himalayan Deraili Resort, Naudanda. The road mostly leads us to nearby the different rivers that might give us some sights of rafters enjoying in the white water of Himalayan Rivers. During the drive, we may grateful with the scenery of several beautiful mountains, terraced fields of rice, isolated traditional villages and some newly established towns. It is an incredible drive though, the road condition is not so good everywhere. In between we will take a lunch break. After check in the Himalayan Deurali resort, in the late afternoon we will meditate if possible. Overnight in Himalayan Deurali resort.
Day 04Himalayan Deurali Resort The day is reserved for individual plan but , in the morning and in the evening, we will take part in yoga and meditation session in the beautiful scenery of the Himalayas. During the day we may hike through the village nearby to experience typical mountain and village life of Nepal. Overnight in Himlayan Deurali resort.
Day 05Pritam-Deurali (2100 m)Early in the morning ,we will enjoy the sunrise over the Annapurna range. After breakfast we will walk around 45 minutes to Kande, a small Gurung village, ethnic cast. After Kande, we have to steeply ascend approximately 1 hour through small Gurungs village, terraces of rice and forest of rhododendrons to Australian Camp. Further, thirty 35 minutes of walk, we will arrive at Pothana and take a lunch break. After registration in the check post of Annapurna conservation area, we will walk again around 1-1.5 hour more to Pritam Deurali for overnight. It’s a natural trail in Annapurna conservation area mostly covers with dense forest. We obtain beautiful scenery of Annapurna range. Overnight at a lodge with a full board.
Day 06Pritam- Deurali to Forest Camp (2600m/4 hours)From here we chose another trail to Annapurna base camp. On the other side is Deurali and on the right side, we will see the mark of arrow to point out the trail of forest camp. Our trail passes through forest of rhododendrons. At first ascend then we will reach to the top of a ridge. There is a section just on the half way where the trail drops steeply and then slowly gains height and then back onto the ridge and into the Forest Camp (2600m) after about 4 hour of trekking. Today, we will stop here for overnight. We have few options to choose the lodges for overnight. All the lodges are simple but clean.
Day 07Forest Camp to Low Camp (3035m/4 Hours)The trail is initially leads us to steep uphill but soon the slope will slightly change and will be much easier to walk. Around an hour to uphill, we will reach another teahouse called Rest Camp which can be another alternative to overnight other than forest camp. Today, we have around 2.5-3 hours of short walking mostly through the jungle and occasional glimpses of Annapurna South. Low camp is a very small place with only a couple of lodges opened for providing basic meals and accommodation to the trekkers. Overnight with full board.
Day 08Low Camp to High Camp (3550m/4 Hours)The trail leads us again between the jungle, but after 1 hour of walking, gradually the jungle will be disappear and we will find ourselves in the meadow with spectacular views of Machhapuchhre and Annapurna South. Also beautiful birds like Himalayan Monalo (impeyan monal), impeyan pheasant (Danphe) are everywhere visible from here. Then around 3 hour of walking along the rigid, we will be there at High Camp (3550m). Overnight in local lodge with full board.
Day 09Hike to Upper View Point (4200m), back to High Camp (4.5 Hours)We will wake up early in the morning and walk towards the view point for sunrise over the Himalayas. After sunrise, we will then return back to the lodge and take the breakfast and pack the lunch and walk towards the upper viewpoint with our day packs. Initially, we will ascend and after a while the path leads us to downhill, but sometimes we have to go along steeps and narrow trail. Later on, it passes through meadow and we will walk along a narrow ridge to reach the Upper Viewpoint. The view of the Himalayan vista from here is astonishing. From here we will see Mardi Himal (5587m), Annapurna I (8091m), Annapurna south (7219m), Hiunchuli (6441m), Baraha Shikhar (Mt. Fang) (7647m), Tent Peak (5695m), Singhachuli (6501m), Machapuchhre (6993m) and others. We trek back to the high camp for an overnight stay. Overnight at High Camp with full board.
Day 10High Camp to Forest Camp (2600m/4 hours)This is also another downhill trail. After 4 hours we will be there at Forest Camp but we take a short break at Low Camp for tea and coffee. Overnight at Lodge at forest camp with full board .
Day 11Forest Camp to Landruk (1780m/5 hours)Descending along our trail again, it brings us inside the forest and after 5 hours the trail mostly leads us toward downhill then we will arrive at Landruk village. This is a huge Gurung village, ethnic cast lies on the way to Annapurna Base Camp. The trail is quiet and peaceful because of low numbers of trekkers. Overnight at Landruk village with full board.
Day 12Landruk to Chhomrong (2170m/5 -6 hours)From Landruk, the trail again leads us downhill till to the bank of Modhi Khola (a stream) and after crossing the new bridge , we will follow the path along the left sides bank of the river. The trail starts to ascend and we will reach to Jhinu Dhanda. After a long climb we will reach to Chhomrong (2170m). Chhomrong is a small village from where we will see the magnificent view of the Annapurna massif. Overnight in a lodge. Walking time approx. 5-6 hours
Day 13Chhomrong to Bamboo (2310mt): 4 - 5 hoursFrom Chhomrong the we have to descends till Chhomrong Khola (a Stream). After crossing it, the trail slowly raises up as we head towards Sinuwa. Next, we have to cross the beautiful forest to Kuldi Ghar and followed by an easy downhill to Bamboo. Overnight in a lodge with full board.
Day 14Bamboo to Deurali (3230m): 3 - 4 hoursWe walk along a bamboo forest which is damp and cold. Afterwards the trail ascends steadily with steep. The forest follows us till Himalayan Hotel and then we again come out in the open space, which offers us astounding views of the Valley of Glacier River below. Now, again the trail leads us uphill in between forest till Hinku Cave from where we can observe our trail dropping down to the river. After crossing the river, again the trail takes us uphill along the beautiful terrain to Deurali, from where we can observe the mind blowing views of the rivers valley, the absolute rock-faced cliffs above wispy waterfalls and many more. Overnight in Deurali with full board.
Day 15Deurali to Annapurna Base Camp (4,130m) via Machhapuchhre Base Camp (3700m): 5- 6 hoursWe start our trek along riverbed and then steep trail leads us uphill towards Machhapuchhre base camp, which allow us majestic view of Machhapuchhre , Hiunchuli, Annapurna South, Annapurna I, Annapurna III, Gandharvachuli and Gangapurna. Now, the vegetation disappears and the path widens as we enter the Annapurna sanctuary but it amused us the south face of Annapurna which is towering above us and 360-degree panoramic view . From the base camp, we again get view of Machhapuchhre, Annapurna South , Annapurna I, Hiunchuli and other peaks. Overnight at Annapurna Base Camp with full board.
Day 16Annapurna Base Camp to Bamboo: 7 – 8 hoursNow, gradually it’s the time to return back from the Annapurna base camp. We will take the same path to return back to Bamboo. Today, the trail mostly descends therefore we have to be careful against the slippery, although it won’t be very difficult. It takes a bit longer today to reach to Bamboo. Overnight in Bamboo with full board.
Day 17Bamboo to Jhinu Danda : 5 - 6 hoursFrom Bamboo the trails ascend till to Kuldi Ghar. We walk downhill to Chhomrong Khola then we will again climb up along the stone paved steps to Chhomrong. The downhill trail follows us till to Jhinu Danda where we will overnight . But , we have another opportunity too to take a bath in hot springs which is just a 15-20 minute downhill walk from Jhinu Danda. Overnight in Jhinu Danda with full board.
Day 18Jhinu danda-PokharaTrek to Nayapul then drive to Pokhara: 6 hours trek, 1.5 hrs drive
It's easy downhill walking till to Modhi Khola (Stream). After crossing to it around hour uphill in between rice field, then after all the way to downhill to Birethati to Nayapul where our walking ends. From Nayapul we will take the bus. It is 1.5 hour drive to Pokhara. Overnight at a hotel in Pokhara
Day 19Pokhara and Ayurveda Today we will enjoy with three hours Ayurveda relaxation program. After a long trek, our body deserves it. Rest of the day is free to make individual excursions. Enjoy your time in the beautiful city of Pokhar with Phewa Lake and mind blowing view of the mountains. Personally, you can make a trip to Devi’s fall or a trip to the Peace Pagoda with the spectacular views of the Annapurna Range and Dhaulagiri. A boat tour in Phewa lake is also an alternative. Overnight at hotel in Pokhara.
Day 20KathmanduToday we will take the flight along the Himalayan range towards Kathmandu. Once again we have the opportunity to enjoy the beautiful scenery of the Himalayan range in the background, but we have to choose the window seat on the left side. Transfer to the hotel and the rest of the day free for